Honi Gordon Honi Gordon Sings

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  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: OJC

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Strollin'
  • Buy for $0.992.Ill WInd (You're Blowing Me No Good)
  • Buy for $0.993.My Kokomo
  • Buy for $0.994.Why Try To Change Me Now
  • Buy for $0.995.Cupid
  • Buy for $0.996.Walkin' (Out The Door)
  • Buy for $0.997.Why
  • Buy for $0.998.Love Affair
  • Buy for $0.999.Lament of The Lonely

Product Description:

Personnel: Honi Gordon (vocals); Ken McIntyre (alto saxophone, flute); Jaki Byard (piano); Wally Richardson (guitar); George Duvivier (bass); Ed Shaughnessy (drums).
Recorded in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on March 23, 1962. Originally released on Prestige (7320). Includes original liner notes by Sidney Falco.
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1991, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley).
Personnel: Honi Gordon (vocals); Wally Richardson (guitar); Ken McIntyre (flute, alto saxophone); Jaki Byard (piano); Ed Shaughnessy (drums).
Audio Remasterer: Phil DeLancie.
Liner Note Author: Sidney Falco.
Recording information: Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (03/23/1962).
Photographer: Don Schlitten.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Esmond Edwards; George Duvivier; Jaki Byard; Ken McIntyre; Ed Shaughnessy; Wally Richardson.
Honi Gordon's obscurity (this was her only recording as a solo singer) is a mystery for she displays a great deal of talent on this date. Her father George Gordon wrote some of the tricky lyrics (which are phrased like a horn) and Honi (who is given stimulating support by pianist Jaki Byard, Ken McIntyre on flute and alto, guitarist Wally Richardson, bassist George Duvivier and drummer Ed Shaughnessy) is up to the job. Her version of Charles Mingus's "Strollin'" is definitive, she finds something new to say on "Ill Wind" and really digs into the originals. This is bop-based jazz singing at its best. ~ Scott Yanow
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